Prevent Child Abuse NC Welcomes Zoë Playe as Development Director

Prevent Child Abuse NC Welcomes Zoë Playe as Development Director

Prevent Child Abuse North Carolina (PCANC) is proud to welcome Zoë Playe as Development Director. Playe has an extensive background in development as she has served as the Director of Development for Independent and Charter Schools in the Triangle area and various grassroots organizations. She began her work in Development back in 2007 by launching the annual walk for the American Cancer Society, and has continued to plan events for national nonprofits, including March of Dimes, the American Diabetes Association and ALS Association. Playe has a passion for child welfare and community well-being, as she has also worked with private...
Prevent Child Abuse North Carolina Announces Promotion of Erin Meehan as Evaluation Director 

Prevent Child Abuse North Carolina Announces Promotion of Erin Meehan as Evaluation Director 

Prevent Child Abuse North Carolina (PCANC) is pleased to announce the promotion of Erin Meehan as the organization’s new Evaluation Director, effective August 9, 2022.   In her most recent role as Evaluation Manager, Meehan assisted PCANC’s Evaluation Team with the collection and use of data to support and inform the organization’s projects and mission.    As PCANC continues to focus on evidence-based programs and policies, Meehan will be responsible for a more senior-level leadership position, focusing on strategic planning and management oversight of the agency’s evaluation processes, as well as building and managing a cohesive team to support the evaluation goals...
Prevent Child Abuse North Carolina Welcomes New Board Members

Prevent Child Abuse North Carolina Welcomes New Board Members

Prevent Child Abuse North Carolina (PCANC) is proud to welcome three new members, Vernisha Crawford, Tanya Armour and Bill Goebel, to the board of directors. They join a team of 14 volunteers dedicated to ensuring that the prevention of child maltreatment is a priority in North Carolina.   Vernisha Crawford of Charlotte is the founder of BYE Foundation and the CEO of BYE, LLC, an agency dedicated to helping organizations become trauma-informed, reduce workplace trauma, and prioritize wellness. She earned her master’s degree in Leadership from Grand Canyon University and her bachelor’s Degree in Sociology from the University of North Carolina...
Prevent Child Abuse North Carolina Welcomes Ashley Alvord as Capacity Building Director

Prevent Child Abuse North Carolina Welcomes Ashley Alvord as Capacity Building Director

Prevent Child Abuse North Carolina (PCANC) is proud to welcome Ashley Alvord as Capacity Building Director. Alvord has a strong background in child and family services and over 15 years of experience dedicated to the dissemination, implementation, and evaluation of evidence-based programs and training. Evidence-based programs are supported by rigorous research demonstrating their effectiveness. In this role, Alvord will oversee capacity building by providing leadership to PCANC’s partnership engagement and training work and the agency’s unique work providing support to professionals who are implementing evidence-based and evidence-informed family strengthening and parenting education programs.  Previously, Alvord has worked with Duke University...
Prevent Child Abuse North Carolina Welcomes Crystal Kelly as Vice President of Programs and Policy

Prevent Child Abuse North Carolina Welcomes Crystal Kelly as Vice President of Programs and Policy

Prevent Child Abuse North Carolina (PCANC) is proud to welcome Crystal Kelly as Vice President of Programs and Policy. Kelly joins PCANC with over 20 years of experience related to child welfare, family services and social work. In this role, Kelly will oversee PCANC’s programs and policy work to strategically align goals across the agency and advance the organization’s mission.  Previously, Kelly has worked with the Children’s Council of Watauga County as the Director of Strategic Initiatives and Executive Director, has co-led the Watauga Compassionate Community Initiative, taught in the Department of Social Work at Appalachian State University and worked as...

Prevent Child Abuse NC Welcomes Kari Parker as Development Director

MORRISVILLE, N.C. (July 7, 2022) — Prevent Child Abuse North Carolina (PCANC) is proud to welcome Kari Parker as the organization’s new Director of Development. Parker joins PCANC with over 20 years of educational leadership, business management and nonprofit fundraising experience, focused in corporate, major gifts and individual and planned donor giving, as well as broad experience with nonprofits and child welfare across NC.   Previously, she has worked with the NC ALS Association, United Way of the Cape Fear Area (New Hanover, Pender, Brunswick, Columbus, and Duplin counties), Boys & Girls Clubs of New Hanover, Pender and Onslow counties...

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